Professor Adeeba Kamarul Zaman

Adeeba Kamarulzaman is Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur and an Adjunct Associate Professor at Yale University.

Dr Kamarulzaman has been a strong advocate for HIV prevention and treatment for the key affected population in Malaysia and was instrumental in the introduction of evidence-based harm reduction programs to prevent HIV transmission amongst people who use drugs in Malaysia.

She is presently Co-Chair of the WHO Technical and Strategic Advisory Committee on HIV, is a Governing Council member of the International AIDS Society and an Executive Committee member of the International Society for Infectious Diseases. In April 2015 she was awarded a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) by her alma mater Monash University.